Month: May 2015

Remote Workforce Monitoring Solution IQ:timecard Examines What General Election Means for Home Care Providers

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Remote Workforce Monitoring Solution IQ:timecard Examines What General Election Means for Home Care Providers As the dust settles on Downing Street after an unexpected election result just weeks ago, IQ:timecard, a leading workforce monitoring solution provider, is examining exactly how changes to the UK’s health services could affect adult social care providers across the country…. Read more »

Zero Hours Contracts – An Analysis

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Zero Hours Contracts – An Analysis We’ve all heard plenty about the infamous ‘zero hours’ contracts over the last few weeks – but what exactly are they, and how do they affect the home care industry? First, let’s get a quick definition of these contracts. ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) defines them as: “The… Read more »

Biometric Solutions: A Step Too Far?

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Biometric Solutions: A Step Too Far? After our blog not long ago on ‘Big Brother’-style time and attendance solutions, a Canadian airline has come under fire from its employees after implementing a biometric workforce monitoring solution, which takes workers’ fingerprints as they clock in and out. Air Canada require all baggage handlers to scan their… Read more »

Tips, Advice and Resources for Remote Workers

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Tips, Advice and Resources for Remote Workers At IQ:timecard, our clients are predominantly businesses which have large numbers of remote workers – hence the need for our highly efficient time and attendance solution. We regularly provide updates and insight for these businesses, and now we’ve decided to take it one step further and offer some… Read more »

Will You Go Paperless This Year?

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Will You Go Paperless This Year? Ten years ago, talk of a paperless office was something of a distant dream – but now, businesses are making this dream a reality. By cutting back on unnecessary paper use in the office and by switching to digital means of communication, businesses all over the world are striving… Read more »

Which Sectors Use IQ:timecard – and Why?

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Which Sectors Use IQ:timecard – and Why? This week we’ve been taking a look at all of the various different industries that have found a great use for IQ:timecard – whether it’s helping them keep track of their employees, or streamlining their payroll systems. Could your sector make use of our time and attendance solution?… Read more »